ICare4Autism 3 Day Autism Conference – Registration Open! NYC June 30th-July 2nd

ICare4Autism International Autism Conference – New York City
June 30 – July 2, 2014
Hotel Pennsylvania

Day 1 – Global Autism Workforce Initiative
Dedicated to developing and promoting Autism Workforce Programs

Day 2 – Scientific Advances, Novel Drug Development Efforts, and BioMedical Perspectives
Presentations on current medical research, novel drug development efforts, and best practices

Day 3 – Technology and the Road to Opportunity
Presentations on current research, standards, best practices and cutting edge technology being used for autism treatments and educational plans


  • Regular registration – $375 for all 3 days, or $125 per day
  • Early Bird pricing – $289 for all 3 days or $100 per day until April 11th, 2014
  • Student / Family and Parents discount registration Regular – $249 for 3 days or $79 per day 
  • Student / Family and Parents discount registration Early Bird – $169 all 3 days for each day $59 until April 11th, 2014

Continental Breakfast and Lunch is included in the price!

Type II BCBA CEUs available

8:30m to 4:00pm all 3 days

Conference Speakers Include:

Joshua Weinstein, Ph.D., M.B.A., USA  – Founder & CEO of ICare4Autism, Shema Kolainu – Hear Our Voices, School and Center for Children with Autism

Eric Hollander, M.D., USA – Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director of the Autism and Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Program, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Montefiore Medical Center and Chairman of the ICare4Autism Advisory Council

Invited Guest Speakers – Senator Chuck Schumer

Opening remarks by Workforce Chairman- Harley Lippman, USA – Founder and CEO of Genesis10

Keynote Speaker: Randy Lewis – Former Walgreens Executive Vice President, Supply Chain and Logistics

Guest Speaker: Ari Ne’eman, USA – President of Autistic Self Advocacy Network, appointed to the National Council on Disability by President Obama

James Emmett, USA – Corporate Disability Consultant, Social Coaching Institute

Paulo Fontoura M.D., Ph.D, Switzerland – Global Head/VP Translational Medicine Neuroscience & Ophthalmology, Roche Pharmaceuticals

Peter Gerhardt, Ed.D., USA – Chairman of the Scientific Council for the Organization for Autism Research, Editorial Board of Behavior Analysis in Practice, Managing Partner of JPG Autism Consulting, LLC.

Martha Herbert, M.D., Ph.D., USA – Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, Pediatric Neurologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Director of the TRANSCEND Research Program (Treatment Research and Neuroscience Evaluation of the Neurodevelopmental Disorders) with Anat Baniel, MA, USA – Founder of the Anat Baniel Method (ABM), Author of Bestselling book, Move Into Life: The Nine Essentials For Lifelong Vitality.

Brian Iwata, Ph.D., USA – Professor and Education Chair, Psychology Department at University of Florida

Joanne Lara, M.A., USA –  Founder/President, Autism Movement Therapy, Inc

Michele McKeone, USA – Founder and CEO of Autism Expressed

Dana R. Reinecke, Ph.D., BCBA-D, USA – Asst Professor and Chair, Center for Applied Behavior Analysis at The Sage Colleges

Celine A. Saulnier, Ph.D. USA – Clinical Director for Research, Marcus Autism Center and Assistant Professor, Division of Autism and Related Disorders, Department of Pediatrics Emory University School of Medicine

Marcia Scheiner, USA – President & Founder, Asperger Syndrome Training & Employment Partnership

Stephen Shore, Ed.D., USA – Assistant Professor, Dept. of Special Education, Adelphi University, Member of the ICare4Autism Advisory Council

Gary Steinman, M.D., Ph.D., USA – Chairman, Dept. of Biochemistry, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

Pamela Wolfberg, Ph.D., USA – Professor of Autism Spectrum Studies, San Francisco State University and Director, Autism Institute on Peer Socialization and Play, California

Alisa G. Woods, Ph.D., MS., USA – Research Assistant Professor Department of Chemistry & Biomolecular Science Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY State University of New York at Plattsburgh Neuropsychology Clinic and Psychoeducational Services, Member of the ICare4Autism Advisory Council

Gulnoza Yakubova, Ph.D., USA – Assistant Professor of Special Education, Duquesne University, PA

Ariane Zurcher and Emma Zurcher, USA –  Parent and child writers
Ariane Zurcher –Writer, Huffington Post, Emma’s Hope Book, Member of the ICare4Autism Advisory Council

A representative from Freddie Mac will speak at the Autism Workforce Round Table

Following the overwhelming success of the past conferences at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in NYC and in Jerusalem, Israel, ICare4Autism is once again bringing together top leading medical and educational professionals and researchers working in autism.

The purpose of the ICare4Autism conferences are to share current groundbreaking  research into the causes and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders, and to be a catalyst for powerful interdisciplinary collaborations to tackle the global autism crisis.

We are accepting poster presenters, please see call for posters here

If you would like to be an exhibitor at our conference please click here

There are still sponsorship opportunities available, for more information click here

1440 Broadway 23rd Floor
New York, NY 10018

The venue/location of the conference will be at:
New York’s Hotel Pennsylvania
401 Seventh Avenue
(at 33rd St.)
New York, N.Y.
For more information on how to arrive to the location please see here